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Microbes Deep under Seafloor Reflect Ancient Land Origins

August 6th, 2015

Episode 303 of 601 episodes

Microbes 2,500 meters below the seafloor in Japan are most closely related to bacterial groups that thrive in forest soils on land, suggesting that they might be descendants of ones that survived when their terrestrial habitat was flooded 20 million years ago

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